Old Sam, Dakota Trotter

Author(s): 
Don Alonzo Taylor
Illustrator(s): 
Lorence Bjorklund
Copyright: 
2008
Publisher: 
Bethlehem Books
Binding: 
Softcover
Number of pages: 
153 pages
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Review: 

Fresh and as exciting as the first time I read it, Old Sam, Dakota Trotter is one horse of a story!

10-year-old Johnny Scott and his inseparable younger brother, Lee, go on a series of adventures in the Dakota territory with their beloved horse, Old Sam. From collecting buffalo bones to catching thieves to the thrilling climax at the 4th of July trotting race, the reader experiences the joys of two boys discovering the wonders and excitement of prairie life in the Dakota territory in the 1880s.

For a real-life glimpse of homesteading and pioneering with all its drama, you won't want to miss Old Sam, Dakota Trotter.

Boys will especially enjoy their adventures.

This is a re-issue of the first Old Sam story previously reprinted as a Budget Book.

An additional review is available in the archives.

Review Date: 
1-15-2009
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